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Old 10-03-2008, 06:43 PM
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Default 99 Suburban Tire Size?

I recently purchased a 99 GMC Suburban from a buddy of mine. The thing is mint and really the only thing I need to do to it is put some new tires on it. I am going to go with BFG All-Terrain KO's because I have had them on my Jeep and Dodge in the past and I love them. My question is what is the biggest possible size I can put on them? Does someone make a leveling kit for 99 Sub., and if so will that get me a bigger size tire on it? If someone could give me a few suggestions for leveling kits if I can get bigger tires on it that would be great. Thanks!
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:11 PM
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Default RE: 99 Suburban Tire Size?

I have a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban that I put a set of Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor tires on the OE rims in size LT285/75R16 load range E. There have been no problems at all on my stock vehicle.

It sounds like you may be thinking even bigger than that though.

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Old 10-08-2008, 12:33 AM
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Do you get rub when you turn the wheel all the way? Actually that is size I was think I was not sure if a 285 would fit on there stock. Thanks!
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Default RE: 99 Suburban Tire Size?

mrudd25,

No matter how loaded it has been, or what I have been towing with it, I have never experienced any tire rub on my vehicle. The only drawback that I have encountered with this upgrade is trying to explain to my wife that the vehicle is actually travelling almost 10% faster than indicated by the speedometer. She is a full throttle and full brake kind of driver.

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